NMSU Round Up

NMSU Cancer Outreach Core hosts informational events

NMSU Cancer Outreach Core hosts informational events

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

New Mexico State University Cancer Outreach Core hosted a tabling event Jan. 28 for Cervical Cancer Awareness Month to provide students with resources and general knowledge of the preventable cancer.   According to Cancer Outreach Program Specialist Isela Garcia, the tabling event, referr...

Multiple NMSU campus burglaries reported over winter break

Multiple NMSU campus burglaries reported over winter break

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Several burglaries were reported in certain New Mexico State University residential areas during winter break.    “We have had sporadic break-ins over the Christmas break,” NMSU Police Department Sergeant Justin Dunivan said.   A Timely Warning was sent ou...

Corbett Center fitness center moving to Pinon Hall

Corbett Center fitness center moving to Pinon Hall

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

The equipment from the New Mexico State University Corbett Fitness Center is moving to Pinon Hall and is set to be exclusive to residents living in the dorm. The vacant area will transition into an E-Sports lab. According to Vice President of Student Success Renay Scott, the decision was made by...

NMSU’s Juniper Hall celebrates grand opening

NMSU’s Juniper Hall celebrates grand opening

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Juniper Hall officially celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday Jan. 28, despite the hall being prepared last fall for student use.  Celebrations began at 2:00 p.m. when students attended a ribbon cutting and were offered food and a brief tour of the new building.   Ophelia Wat...

Parent nursing station installed in Devasthali Hall

Parent nursing station installed in Devasthali Hall

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

New Mexico State University’s department of art has installed a Parent Nursing Pod on the first floor of Devasthali Hall.   The Parent Nursing Pod, distributed by the Vermont based company Mamava, is an air-conditioned space with two bench-like seats and a pull-out table. There is also a set of outlets. The pod arrived a...

2018 GO Bond construction set to begin Spring 2021

2018 GO Bond construction set to begin Spring 2021

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

In 2018, the General Obligation Bond for Higher Education proposed a renovation of Agricultural Facilities at New Mexico State University. Though it was approved, construction has yet to commence despite the project receiving over 25 million dollars.   Heather Watenpaugh, university...

Honors College dean passes the torch to next generation

Honors College dean passes the torch to next generation

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

January 2009. A time New Mexico State University’s Dean of the William Conroy Honors College Miriam Chaiken fondly remembers as when she first came to join the New Mexico State University faculty and staff as a new department head of anthropology.   Before academia however, Chaiken was a traveler whose family...

NMSU student shot during November Kappa Sigma event

NMSU student shot during November Kappa Sigma event

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2020

A New Mexico State University student who pledged the Kappa Sigma fraternity chapter suffered a gunshot wound to the leg on Nov. 9, 2019 during a fraternity camping event according to police records. Kappa Sigma has evidently been removed from NMSU Greek Life pages, and all social media has remained...

“In Search Of” graduate student art exhibition displays identity, nostalgia

“In Search Of” graduate student art exhibition displays identity, nostalgia

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

The New Mexico State University graduate art students presented the art show “In Search Of” this past weekend.  Assembled by the grad students in Wells Hall for the purpose of reviews and candidacies, their work was accompanied by a public show.  Reviews and candid...

NMSU Ring Ceremony to take place Wednesday

NMSU Ring Ceremony to take place Wednesday

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

The New Mexico State University Alumni Association will be sponsoring the NMSU Official Ring Ceremony for the fall semester Dec. 11, in Trader’s Plaza in front of the Aggie Memorial Tower and the Health and Science Services building from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Leslie Cervantes, Associate Vice Pre...

NMSU’s University Museum celebrated 60th anniversary with new exhibit

NMSU’s University Museum celebrated 60th anniversary with new exhibit

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

New Mexico State’s University Museum commemorated their 60th anniversary Dec. 4 with the opening of a new exhibit; “El Santo Niño de Atocha: Narratives of Faith and Devotion in the United States-Mexico Borderlands.”   Not to be confused with the University Art Museum, the University Mus...

Criminal Justice majors to see heavy online-course load for spring 2020

Criminal Justice majors to see heavy online-course load for spring 2020

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Criminal justice majors at New Mexico State University’s main campus have noticed that their course options will mainly be offered online this upcoming spring 2020 semester.   According to the online registration catalog, 16 out of the 27 undergraduate criminal justice course sections will be offe...

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